Police at the stabbing scene in the suburb of Manoora in Cairns, Australia.

Cairns stabbing: eight children found dead

One-Minute Read Fri 19 Dec, AT 09:13

A woman is being treated for chest wounds after eight children were found stabbed to death in Cairns

Sydney siege update: victims named as details of gunman emerge

One-Minute Read Tue 16 Dec, AT 08:51

Man and woman dead after being 'caught up in the sick fantasy of a deeply disturbed individual' during Sydney siege

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes

Cricketer Phil Hughes dies from 'catastrophic' bouncer injury

One-Minute Read Thu 27 Nov, AT 09:07

Australian international never regained consciousness after being struck on the neck by a short ball

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes

Phil Hughes: Australian cricketer 'critical' after being hit by ball

One-Minute Read Tue 25 Nov, AT 09:26

The outcome of surgery on 25-year-old Phil Hughes will not be known for 24 hours, authorities say

An Australian terror suspect

Australian police foil Islamic State 'beheading plot'

One-Minute Read Thu 18 Sep, AT 10:53

Dawn raids lead to 15 arrests after police receive information about 'public beheadings' in Sydney

Australia's Melissa Wu

Australian diver Melissa Wu bombs from ten metres

One-Minute Read Fri 1 Aug, AT 09:39

Medal favourite hits water feet first after high dive goes wrong at Commonwealth Games

The Taranis drone

Taranis: British stealth drone passes top-secret trial

One-Minute Read Wed 16 Jul, AT 12:07

UK's £185m unmanned Taranis drone completes 'full stealth' flight above the Australian desert

A woman protests Australian immigration policy

Australia 'told refugees to find own way back to India'

One-Minute Read Mon 4 Aug, AT 16:12

Refugees were told they would be put in lifeboats with a map of India and Sri Lanka

Tiger shark

50 sharks killed in controversial Australian cull

One-Minute Read Wed 7 May, AT 10:21

None of the sharks killed were great whites – the species responsible for recent attacks

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